Iraqi army kills 15 IS militants in Baghdad
At least 15 militants of the "Islamic State" were killed in Baghdad, Anadolu Agency reported referring to Iraqi army sources.
In other attacks, eight security officials were killed in the Iraqi capital, Iraqi security officials said.
Major Gen. Ziya Kazim, an Al-Jazira and Al-Badia Operations commander linked to the Iraqi army, said that seven IS vehicles were also destroyed in Ramadi city in the Iraqi army's air operations.
In a separate incidents, eight soldiers died, and 30 others, including police, soldiers and civilians were wounded in suicide, armed attacks and armed clashes in at-Taji and other regions of the capital, according to the security sources.
The Parliament rapporteur Niyazi Mimaroglu said that the Iraqi parliament has set up a commission to investigate how IS was able to capture Mosul, Iraq's second largest city.
Since mid-June, fighting in Iraq has pitted the Iraqi army and Kurdish peshmerga forces against IS militants, who have taken control of Mosul, Iraq's second largest city.
IS is currently in control of large swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria.
The U.S. is leading an international coalition, which includes France, Germany, and Saudi Arabia, and has carried out numerous air strikes against IS in Iraq and Syria.
According to the U.N., an estimated 1.8 million citizens have been internally displaced this year throughout Iraq.